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Our Policies

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Only alcohol purchased during an event at Te Rauparaha Arena may be consumed.

The only accepted forms of identification for the purchase and consumption of alcohol are:

  • New Zealand Driver Licence
  • A valid passport
  • HANZ 18+ Card

Alcohol must not be taken out of the venue.

Please drink responsibly. Anyone deemed to be intoxicated will be removed from the venue and will not be re-admitted.

You may not supply alcohol to anyone under the age of 18 years old on our premises.

Alcohol must not be consumed in Te Rauparaha Arena carpark due to a Liquor Ban in place in the area.

Te Rauparaha Arena prefers you use the Arena Cafe which is located at the entrance to the Te Rauparaha Arena complex.

All food is made fresh daily with a wide range of cabinet food. You can also order menu items plus great coffees, teas, smoothies and milkshakes.

The Arena Cafe is open 7 days a week between 9am and 4.30pm and has both indoor and outdoor dining during the summer period.

Commercially branded food and drinks is not permitted for ticketed events.

Small digital cameras can be used for most events unless otherwise stated in ticketing conditions, however the flash must be turned off at all times. Please check with the venue staff if you are in doubt about the venue rules.

Te Rauparaha Arena is a Smoke-Free building in line with the SmokeFree Environments Act 1990. This is to prevent the detrimental effect of smoking on the health of people in an enclosed public space.  

Public Signage is featured throughout the building including at the Entry, in the Garden Patio of the Cafe and the patio of Aquatic Centre and within the building.  

Any violation of this policy could lead to patrons being removed from the premises.